It was a weekend of wet weather and wild rides.
The 100 Mile House Rodeo wrapped up on May 19, and South Cariboo Rodeo Association president Randy Brodoway says although the rain kept a lot of people away, it was still a great show.
The organizer also offered “a great thank-you to our volunteers and our sponsors.”
The two-day British Columbia Rodeo Association event saw a variety of exciting contests at the Outrider’s Arena behind the South Cariboo Rec. Centre.
Steve Hohmann of Quesnel was first in bareback with a score of 70. Tyrone Hunlin of Williams Lake was second with 64.
In tie-down roping, Chase’s Jake Herman won with a score of 14.8, while Steve Pozzobon of Cawston was second with 15.1 and Surrey’s Clay Freemantle was third with 17.5.
Wacey Mann of Williams Lake finished first in saddle bronc with 77. Hohmann was second with 74.
Steer wrestling saw Wade McNolty of 150 Mile and Andre Aspell of 150 Mile finish first and second with scores of 12.4 and 17.9 respectively, while John Davis of Victoria finished third with 28.1.
Riske Creek’s Bailey Fullen was first in breakaway roping with a score of 3.5. Kelcie Mills of Kamloops was second with 3.9 and Candace Chevalier of Peachland was third with 4.1.
Ladies barrel racing saw Joleen Seitz of Savona take first with a time of 15.819. Vanessa Leggett of Kamloops was second with 15.936. Carman Pozzobon of Savona was third with 16.174.
Callie Jo Hume of Williams Lake was first in junior barrel racing with a time of 16.627. Mariah Mannering of Quesnel has a time of 16.649 seconds for second. Abbotsford’s Courtney May finished third with 17.175.
Junior steer riding saw Barrier’s Owen Hawking win first with a score of 80. With scores of 77 and 76 respectively, Quesnel riders James Johnston went second and Emmett Beeds finished third.
Team roping saw a 150 Mile pair – Garrett Hinsche and Allison Everett – finish first with a time of 8.4 seconds. Troy and Jason Gerard of Savona finished second with 9.7. Carl Woods of Peachland and Gary Petal of Alexis Creek were third in 10.2 seconds.
In bull riding, Steve Hohmann of Quesnel took first with a score of 79. Brady Smith of Salmon Arm was second with 69 and Shaun Greenhough of Penticton was third with 65.
Peewee barrel racing saw Taya Hamming of Vernon win first with a run of 18.198 seconds. Kaitlyn Lulua of Williams Lake was second at 19.280. Fallon Jones of Prince George was third with 19.331.